Beneath The Floorboards
by Aurelio Rico Lopez III
The saucer untouched
The milk gone sour,
It was oddly quiet
Considering the hour.
But beneath the floorboards,
Red eyes aglow,
The nest rejoiced
At the fall of their foe.
They squeaked and cheered
While a little girl cried,
For this was the day
Her little kitty died.
© 2007 Aurelio Rico Lopez III
Aurelio Rico Lopez III is a self-diagnosed
scribble junkie from Iloilo City, Philippines . His poetry has been
featured in numerous print magazines and online zines such as Mythic Delirium,
Dark Animus, Illumen, Black Petals, Goblin Fruit, Kaleidotrope,
Sybil’s Garage, Aoife’s Kiss, Brew City Magazine,
The Shantytown Anomaly, and The Horror Express.
His horrorku chapbooks JOLTS and SHOCKS
are available from Sam’s Dot Publishing.
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